|Patel Recipient of Nation's Highest Science Honor|
APS PastPresident C. Kumar N. Patel is one of eight scientists to receive the National Medal of Science, the nation's highest science honor.
|APS Names Michels as 1996-1997 Congressional Fellow|
The APS selected Joseph Michels, currently employed by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, as its next Congressional Fellow.
|Weinberg is New PRD Editor|
Erick Weinberg, a professor of physics at Columbia University, succeeded Lowell Brown as editor of Physical Review D in June.
|B-E Condensates, Quantum Computing Highlight 1996 DAMOP Meeting|
The latest results in Bose-Einstein condensation experiments,quantum resonance imaging and computing, and collision studies of laser-cooled atoms were among the highlights of the annual meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics in May.
|EarthLink Internet Access Provider|
APS members can now gain reliable nation-wide access to the Internet through the Society's new agreement with EarthLink, an Internet service provider.
|APS Awards 1996-1997 Scholarships to Minority Undergrads|
The APS has awarded corporate-sponsored scholarships to 24 minority students who are majoring, or plan to major, in physics for the 1996-1997 academic year,
|Students Find Summer Internships Through ISIP|
The APS Industrial Summer Internship Program has placed 12 students in positions at some of the nation's top industrial and national laboratories.
The APS has established the Hans Bethe Prize and Joseph F. Keithley Award for Advances in Measurement Science; the APS Executive Board has approved a proposed expansion of its Ridge, New York facilities; and the APS received a $10,000 bequest from the estate of Dr. Frank Evens Myers and Mrs. Ionemary Myers which will be used to fund the Society's Minority Scholarships initiative.